Smoky Grilled Shrimp Cocktail
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Paprika is a fine powder that can be ground from several varieties of capsicum peppers.
olive oil1 tsp
paprika½ tsp, hot variety
table salt¼ tsp
uncooked shrimp¾ pound(s), peeled and deveined
store bought cocktail sauce½ cup(s)
lime zest½ tsp, grated
fresh lime juice1 Tbsp
cilantro1 Tbsp, fresh, chopped
- Spray the grill rack with nonstick spray; preheat the grill to high or prepare a hot fire.
- Stir together the oil, paprika, and salt in a medium bowl. Add the shrimp and toss to coat. Combine the remaining ingredients in a small bowl; set aside.
- Thread the shrimp on 4 skewers. (If using wooden skewers, soak in water about 30 minutes.) Place the shrimp on the grill rack. Grill just until opaque in the center, about 2 minutes on each side. Pile the shrimp on a platter and serve with the sauce. Yields about 5 shrimp and 2 tablespoons sauce per serving.